Research Methods in Criminal Justice

This week you will submit a Literature Review. Include the following in your work:

Write a 2 to 3 page word literature review on Prison Crowding.

Summarize the relevant research relating to your selected research topic

  • Briefly summarize at least five journal articles, government reports, or databases relating to your topic – be sure to identify the sources of your statistical data
  • Summarize statistical data where appropriate
  • Present the important information from each of the sources.

**NOTE: (It is not a summary if you simply list what kind of information can be found in the article. Present the information in a cohesive manner. For example, what did the sources share in common? How were they different? What did the authors said or find?)

Include a title page.

Include a minimum of five sources.

Include a reference page.

Proofread your work for grammar, mechanical, style, and spelling errors.

Use proper citations when necessary.

Format your work consistent with APA guidelines.